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COVID vaccine for young kids, Make Music Day in Houston, and the co-creator of ‘Deadpool’ (June 21, 2022)

On Tuesday’s show: A pediatrician discusses the approval of the COVID vaccine for children as young as 6 months. We celebrate Make Music Day in Houston with some live performances. And we talk with Fabian Nicieza, the co-creator of the Marvel character Deadpool.


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On Tuesday’s show: Houston children as young as 6 months old could begin receiving a COVID vaccine this week. We learn about the recent approval by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and about the potential vaccine rollout in the area.

Also this hour: Today is Make Music Day in Houston and in many cities around the world. We learn more about what’s planned for this free celebration of music and hear performances from local musicians Heather Rayleen and Alex Coba.

And we talk with the co-creator of the Marvel character Deadpool, comic book writer Fabian Nicieza. He’ll be in Houston Wednesday evening for an event at Murder by the Book tied to his new murder mystery book, The Self-Made Widow.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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